A survey that started in 2007 focused on finding trends that could help the fitness industry make smart business decisions for the future.
More than 2,600 fitness professionals were surveyed to come up with the top fitness trends for 2012. Out of 37 potential trends given as choices....
Top 10 fitness trends:
1. Educated and experienced (instructors/trainers/coaches)
2. Strength training
3. Fitness programs for older adults
4. Exercise and weight loss
5. Children and obesity
6. Personal training
7. Core training
8. Group personal training
9. Zumba and other dance workouts
10. Functional fitness (for older adults)
Source: American College of Sports Medicine
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